Ground expedited: faster deliveries over wheels

Usually named “ground expedited” in the Americas and “ground express” in Europe, this service is all about ensuring speed between short or medium distances, safely and efficiently.

When you need to move from 1 lb (500 g.) to 9,000 lbs (4 tons) of loose or palletized general and dangerous cargo, the roads may be the best way and the good drivers in our selected lists of partner-carriers, your best friends.

Live tracking, flexible pick-up and delivery hours – and the best flexibility to chance plans during the operation execution, too, are some of this Time Critical Cargo solution best features.

 

 

“Ground freight usually offers the best relation between volume & cost. When an expedited option is over the negotiation table, time and the comfort of getting the cargo transported door-to-door also play a valuable role in your logistics plan.” Mayra Gonzalez, xpd global Ground Expedited + Ground Express Director.

Picture of Mayra González, Ground Expedited and Ground Express Director at xpd global

Meet our expedited over-the-road solutions

Hot Shot Service: Our dedicated team drivers and versatile fleet, including Sprinters, Box Trucks, Straight Trucks, and 53′ DV vehicles, ensure your urgent cargo meets specific deadlines with the best transit times possible, full cargo control, monitoring, and tracking and very little cargo manipulation.

Short Notice Pickup: When your cargo needs to move urgently, our short notice service guarantees pickup options in 2 hours or less after confirmation, ensuring swift action to meet your needs.

First and last miles: These are usually part of a multimodal plan that involve Ocean Freight or Air Freight services when you decide you need the peace of mind to have xpd global taking care of your shipments from door to door – or at least from/to the airport or port.

Coverage and Benefits

Ground Expedited

Daily cross border through USA-Mexico-Canada

Ground Express

Daily cross border through Europe

Regardless of the size or weight of your cargo, we can quickly and reliably manage your urgent shipments all over North America* and/or Europe.

With access to almost 20,000 units in our virtual fleet in both regions, we offer seamless services tailored to your requirements. Plus, our special solutions include handling HAZMAT shipments.

* In North America you can also rely on our in-bond services for streamlined customs procedures.

Value-added service all around the globe

  • Selected solo or team drivers to ensure your cargo will be delivered by the best carriers following all local regulations.
  • Great diversity of units, all in excellent conditions.
  • Secure your cargo. Ask our specialists about insurance options.

 

At xpd global, we’re committed to be more than just a freight forwarder – we work to be your trusted logistics partner, helping you to keep your supply chain running smoothly.

With our expedited/express ground shipping services, you can count on us to deliver your urgent cargo with speed, reliability, and efficiency. Partner with us and experience the difference firsthand. Your success is our priority.

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